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Month: March 2013

Waking up naked in ever-stranger places

The saga of my novel, through LiveJournal posts. Spring 2009 At a Norwescon lycanthropy panel featuring Greg Cox, somebody poses the question: why has there never been a werewolf Dracula? A truly definitive and iconic novel/story/character? I suspect the best way to answer that question is probably to write a werewolf story, and start kicking around ideas.

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The lament of the Southern Baptist

R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reacts to the rapid progress on gay rights: From the Boy Scouts to the British Parliament: Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution The piece seemed interesting to me for its sad, resigned tone — the tone of a man who feels lost. It reminded me of something that struck me on election night, as I left my yoga class and got caught up in the joy explosion on Capitol Hill. Same sex marriage was winning, pot legalization was winning, Obama had already won re-election — it was…

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